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Transport: An Australian History by Robert Lee (2010)

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From the saddle horse to the motorcar, the cheap tram to the paddle steamer, and the express train to the modern jet aircraft, this account chronicles the fascinating history of transportation in Australia.

Demonstrating how European settlements and technologies impacted the means of travel - Aborigines previously journeyed by foot or in canoes made from eucalyptus trees - this lavishly illustrated record interweaves facts and anecdotes to portray the development of transport Down Under.

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Product NoCMS2806263
Weight (g)1000 g
AuthorRobert Lee
PublisherNewSouth Publishing
EditionN/A
Edition DateOct-10
Pages400
Size214 x 244 x 25mm
FormatHardcover
ISBN9781742232133
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From the saddle horse to the motorcar, the cheap tram to the paddle steamer, and the express train to the modern jet aircraft, this account chronicles the fascinating history of transportation in Australia.

Demonstrating how European settlements and technologies impacted the means of travel - Aborigines previously journeyed by foot or in canoes made from eucalyptus trees - this lavishly illustrated record interweaves facts and anecdotes to portray the development of transport Down Under.

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